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Citation Resources: Government Resources

Citing Government Resources

Identify the color-coded elements to cite government resources on your Reference List:

If no date is specified, put (n.d.) in the year field.

Do not put a period after the URL.

Citations in your paper should be formatted in a black or grayscale font.

Government Resources

See the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th Edition, page 205 for more on citing technical and research reports.

Reference List

See the APA Publication Manual 6th Edition, pages 180-192 for more on the Reference List.

Basic Government Citation

Basic Government Citation

Electronic Government Resource

Cover Image of Managing Asthma: A guide for schoolsElectronic Government Citation

Example taken from Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th Edition, page 205.

Print Government Resource

Cover for Agricultural StatisticsPrint Government Citation